Category Archives: Brexit

The future for farming looks green

agendaNi’s Richard Halleron travelled to Whitehall to discuss the future for farming post-Brexit with Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Secretary Michael Gove. Plans to consult on a new, independent...

Impact of Brexit on the UK economy

  Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times looks at what lies ahead for the UK economy in the face of Brexit. Outlining his views from the...

Analysing the continental divide?

The University of Birmingham’s Raquel Ortega-Argilés outlines research into the economic exposure to Brexit for the EU and UK’s nations and regions. Since the UK referendum took place there has been a...

European agency exodus

The EU27 selected Amsterdam as the new seat for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) while the European Banking Authority (EBA) will be relocated to Paris. The much-coveted agencies, which had been based...

Voices from the border

In October, over a period of two days, eolas Magazine traversed the cartographer’s line for 499km between Carlingford Lough on the Down-Louth border to Lough Foyle on the Donegal-Derry boundary. With Brexit...

Ireland’s Brexit borders

Contrary to widespread opinion, Britain’s negotiators probably do have their own ‘imaginative’, perhaps ‘Machiavellian’, solution for the Irish border problem. It might meet demands that Northern Ireland is treated the same as...

Sufficient progress:
what has been agreed

Professor of European Politics at Queen’s University Belfast, David Phinnemore offers his analysis of the deal struck to navigate phase one of the Brexit negotiations. On 15 December 2017 the European Council...

In the search for solution

  Ciarán Galway speaks with Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney about his role in the Brexit negotiations and efforts to resuscitate an ailing Northern Ireland Executive. Britain’s relationship with Ireland...

Post-Brexit border options for customs

Robert Murphy, formerly of the Irish Government’s Customs division and ex-TAXUD official at the European Commission and World Customs Organisation writes about the challenges of a customs border being implemented on the...

Verhofstadt: ‘An illogical divide’

In September a group comprising of TDs, Senators, MEPs, MPs and MLAs met at Leinster House, Dublin to receive Guy Verhofstadt MEP, Brexit Co-ordinator for the EU27, as he outlined the position...